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today, the woman who headed his british newspapers, rebecca brooks, often referred to as rupert murdoch's surrogate daughter, is arrested. hour later, another shocker. the head of the same department that arrested brooks falls victim to the same widening scandal. >> i have taken this decision as a consequence of the ongoing speculation and accusations relating to the mets links with news international at a senior level, and in particular in relation to mr. neal wallace, who as you know was arrested in connection with operation wheating last week. >> what brought sir paul stephenson down? his dealings with neal wallace, who had once been an executive editor of the "news of the world" paper. and that brings us to rebecca brooks. at the top of the murdoch food chain, and possibly the linchpin in an unfolding drama already ensharing britain's corridors of power. brooks is answering police questions. >> reporter: in the cozy world of british politics and media, rebecca brooks was at its very center. she wined and dined the rich and powerful on behalf of her boss and mentor, rupert mu
and bribery scandal infecting fox news channel's parent company news corp. tonight, rebecca brooks who headed up the newspapers is out on bail after her arrest earlier in the day. another shocker. the head of the same department that arrested brooks, london's metro police commissioner falls victim to the same widening scandal. >> i have taken this decision as a consequence of the ongoing speculation with news international at a senior level and in particular to mr. neil wallace who, as you know, was arrested in connection last week. >> what brought sir paul stevenson, london's top cop down? his dealings with a former police department media consultant, neil wallace, who was once executive editor of a news of the world paper. that brings us to rebecca brooks at the top of the news corp. food chain. as cnn's atika schubert reports tonight, brooks had a long way to fall. >> reporter: in the cozy world of british politics and media rebecca brooks was at its center. she wineded and dineded the rich and powerful on behalf of her boss and mentor. brooks first came to news international as a secretar
in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives, is under arrest tonight. her spokesman says that she turned herself in and she's cooperating. then late tonight a surprise announcement from scotland yard that sir paul stephenson, the chief of police for the organization now investigating this scandal, he has stepped down. london's police chief resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the same year investigators decided not to further pursue the phone hacking case. the former editor, neil wallis, was arrested last week in connection with the scandal. >> i have heard suggestions that we must have suspected the alleged involvement of mr. wallis in phone hacking. let me say unequivocally that i did not and have no reason to do so. >> reporter: even with the head of police preparing to step down, scotland yard continues to make arrests. today it was rebekah brooks, former head of rupert murdoch's newspaper arm here in the uk, who resigned herself o
integrity. >> both stevenson and brooks were due to be grilled by lawmakers on tuesday in two separate committee hearings. those are likely to go ahead but in brooks case she may not be able to answer all of lawmakers questions because there is a danger she may prejudice the ongoing police investigation or possibly even incriminate herself. so she may be very limited. but, of course, most of the attention is probably going to be on james and rupert murdoch who are also going to be grilled by lawmakers in parliament on tuesday. they will be answering questions on just how much they knew about these alleged phone hackings. when did they know it. and if they did know about it sooner, why didn't they put a stop to it then? >> you might argue rupert murdoch is the last of the media barons but could this be the event that unravels his massive media empire. we'll talk about that later this hour. >> i just can't even concept a mother that could do this to her children. it tears me apart. >> do they know -- >> a jury said not guilty 12 days ago but that woman's judgment you just heard likely wi
newspapers in news international is the name of the company, rebekah brooks has resigned. this is a message from rebeka brooks, which we're working to confirm, the ceo of news international has said she has resigned because she feels a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt, that's her quote. that's rebekah brooks. she wants to reiterate, she says, how sorry i am for what we know to have taken place. she is resigning as the ceo of news international, which is the parent company of the news corporation newspapers. she's been there for 22 years. she's been under a great deal of pressure. she was one of the three people who has been subpoenaed to british parliament to testify. she is the one, she's a british citizen, so she is compelled to go, although we do have news this morning that both rupert murdoch and his son, while rupert murdoch is not a british citizen, will in fact testify before parliament. there she is, rebekah brooks, being supported by rupert murdoch, she has offered her resignation and has left the company. >>> can you guess which newsmaker made this statemen
newsworthy of large type headlines. two days after she resigned, rebekah brooks walked into a police station for questioning and found herself under arrest. hours later, britain's top police officer, the chief of scotland yard resigned, and he acknowledges that the investigation was inadequate, and steven yates now announcing his resignation. the scandal has been growing steadily after reports that there was a hacking of an answering machine by "news of the world." tomorrow murdoch and his son james are scheduled to appear on a hearing in parliament. cnn will bring you that testimony live. dan rivers is inla london. rebekah brooks is expected to testify tomorrow, and now what are the plans in terms of questioning her tomorrow? >> reporter: well, politicians will have to be careful how they frame the questions to her. in britain, if there is a pending trial or the possibility of a pending trial, you have to be very careful what kind of news coverage is gained from that, because they don't want to prejudge the trial here. they don't want to sway a potential juror one way or the other. and this
in with david ariosto when we can from kabul. >>> in the meantime, on to london, rebeka brooks was taken into police custody in connection with the phone hacking and police scandal. she's the head of the newspaper and becomes the tenth murdoch employee that has been arrested in this scandal. let's go to this story in london. rebekah brooks will answer questions before parliament about this hacking scandal. how shocking is today's arrest? >> it is pretty shocking. people expected the police to talk to her and she was expected to show up at the hearing and on friday her spokesperson told us that she is expected to at least answer their questions. she did not, however, expect to walk in on sunday and be arrested. so it clearly was a shock to rebekah brooks herself and it sent shocks throughout the media. so this investigation -- the reason why she was arrested was because of an ongoing allegations of phone hacking and also that "news of the world" had paid off police officers to get information. so it's important to point out that she was arrested this afternoon and she still remains in the
murdoch, james murdoch and rebekah brooks on how much they knew about these phone hacking allegations and when did they know it and why didn't they put a stop to it sooner or be more forthcoming. they told lawmakers earlier it was one rogue reporter, an isolated incident and it didn't did any further than that. we know of course that it turns out that thousands of people may have had phone mail messages hacked and lawmakers want to get to the bottom of how much each of them knew. >> the other question is this whistle-blower found dead yesterday tragically. police are looking into that. what is the latest there? >> reporter: what we know is that basically police have confirmed that a man was found dead at his apartment. that man is believed to be the whistle-blower for news of the world. he confirmed that the editor of the paper not only knew about the phone hacking but actively encouraged it from his reporters. he was the only whistle-blower to really go public and confirm that this was the case. now, what we understand from police is that he was found dead at his apartment while his
, brooke, these meetings continue here at the white house. president obama with top democrats and republicans in congress. you heard the tone that the president was striking there, like a parent trying to get two kids to share. he's been saying he's bending over backwards, giving up a lot and republicans are not. of course, that is his side of the story. if you were to think of him, he has a favorite child in all of this, right? the democrats. that's his party. but you listen to john boehner, the republican, and he's saying that he isn't just tax increases. he's talking about a battle to inform the white house and democrats not giving enough on this. the two sides are very far apart. he will continue, the president says, in meetings until they reach an agreement. >> you and i both listen to the president today. he spoke for an entire 40 minutes or so. he said today, he is bent over back backwards, those are his words, to reach a compromise with the republicans. but he's saying the other side will not budge. let's listen to this portion again, the president. >> i do not see a p
with edie hill. it's all yours. >> thank you, hi, everyone. i'm edie hill. in today for brooke baldwin at the kennedy space center in florida and a very busy day of news, but first straight to brooke, and we're hearing about some possible lightning strikes there. that's got to be of concern there, what's happening? >> reporter: it is most definitely a concern, edie. hello to you, and hello to everyone. look, this is not exactly what we call picture perfect conditions here at kennedy space center. i don't know if you can tell the rain has been pouring behind me sideways. in terms of that possible lightning strike, here's what we know. according to the space shuttle launch team, they are evaluating a possible lightning strike, perhaps as close as a third of a mile away from that site. you're looking at. that is launchpad 39a. so they have to look into that to see if possibly the launchpad was affect. if it was, obviously that would affect the launch time. thus far, it is still a go tomorrow morning, 11:26 a.m., but this is a huge, huge story, as everyone knows by now. this is a space shu
continues now with brooke baldwin. >> and hello to you, happy monday, i'm brooke baldwin, as you just saw, i want to begin with this story, out of the uk, the british press association says the reporter who blew the whistle on the uk hacking scandal has been sound dead. his name is john ford, he was found today in his london home. police are calling his death unexplained. this is important because we're going to have much more on this story, got a lot of questions for our correspondent in london, we'll bring that to you coming up. but i want to begin this hour with a warning. i want you to listen to a warning. this is a warning that i'm about to show you a video of 16 men being shot to death. i'm going give you a moment here right now to go ahead and get the kids out of the room, but this is a video released by taliban insurgents in pakistan and it shows more than a dozen men believed to be pakistani policemen lined up. there they are, against the backdrop of the hillside with their hands tied behind their backs facing several men with rifles on the right side of your screen. this man shouti
hear from her. why are we hearing from her now? >> reporter: well, i think the government here, brooke, is trying to give a sort of pr push as it were, going to selected broadcasters, talking to selected audience, in this case, the french public, you know, the gadhafi government is up in arms about the french government admitting that they are dropping weapons to rebels southwest of the capital here, and certainly, brooke, they're trying to get across the message that gadhafi is strong and he's not going anywhere. one important thing that ayesha gadhafi said is that the family is tightly knit. certainly in the early days of the conflict there were word and rumors whether the family would split and sort of potentially take over at the expense of mow har moammar gadhafi. we just got back from the green square, certainly the biggest crowd we've seen here in tripoli for some time, and moammar gadhafi got on the airwaves with a message, he effectivity threatened revenge on nato countries and likened the revenge of the libyan people to a swarm. >> not only were we hearing from his daughter,
rupert murdoch's protege rebekah brooks to show up tomorrow to answer questions. despite her arrest over the weekend, her spokesman says she will be there. she's denying she knew her reporters hacked phones for scoops while she was the newspaper's editor. rupert murdoch, chairman of news corp, and his son james are expected to testify alongside brooks tomorrow. they will appear before parliament's media committee. >>> a heatwave hitting the middle of u.s. extremely high humidity makes it feel as hot as 117 degrees in some places. that heat is creeping east. >> brutal. i probably lost 10 pounds today. it's crazy. >> we are sweltering, and we're just asking for some relief here. houston is hot as blazes. stay put. stay cool. >> there's been a change of u.s. command in afghanistan today as well. general david petraeus leaving to become the cia director handed command of the afghan war to marine general john allen. allen served as a deputy at u.s. central command in tampa before getting that job in afghanistan. >>> in los angeles all back to normal. the 405 traffic was resumed. another typic
. and the police chief resigning following allegations of his involvement in the scandal. rebecca brook was arrested in london the former ceo of news international, owned by the parent company of the fox news channel and works for the form world of the news editor, and brook saying she voluntarily went to the police to assist with their investigation into allegations that news of the world employees hacked into voice mail of people whom they were covering. our correspondent, amy kellogg has more from london. >> yes, rebecca brooks said she went to the police by appointment and ended unarrest with the hacking scandal and involved not only the media, but certain members of the government accused to be too close to the powerful players in the media and even police accused of taking bribes to get information to the news of the world journalist and the head of scotland yard resigned without warning and police were under attack for hiring the news of the world editor was a consultant and arrested on friday. the metropolitan police commissioner said though he had nothing to hide. he thought th
on the service. >> reporter: many tears were shed here over michael brooks and the pastor said not to place brame just to know he is at piece. michael brooks' loved ones paid their respects. he was 15. his friend accidentally shot him in the head last saturday after a sheaf over after gaining access to one of 22 weapons. >> you can't blame anybody. it is over. so you just have to move on. >> his family is struggling to come to terms with the death. police won't file charges but haven't ruled them off against the gun's owner who says he kepted the guns locked up and had no idea how the children got aheld of them. -- ahold of them. >> brooks loved football and pallbearers wore ravens jerseys. this case brought up concerns over gun storage. if you have a weapon in the home and children in the home that gun is locked up and unloaded. reporting live, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >>> we will have more from friends and family of michael brooks coming up at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> family grieving the loss of a mother is planning a candlelight vigil tonight. her and her daughter were found dead inside a
. i'm brooke anderson. >> and i'm kevin frazier. >> we have breaking news from orlando. >> casey's courthouse makeover. >> she let her hair down, a woman that looks happy, like she's ready to get back to life as she knew it. >> she was maria von trapp and now she's sophia loren. >> i think juror number 3's views are consistent with the other jurors. >> did thjose baez go after barbara walters? >> it's very possible now this girl becomes a millionaire. >> casey anthony, brothers menendez. these are all very significant trials. >> the cases that captivated our nation, the inside back story. >> the menendez mug shots. where are they now? >> inside kate and william's tour. plus, the report card. >> a new york housewife bankrupt and sent packing by her ex, a billionaire j.p. morgan heir? >> to have my home at risk is scary. >> plus, the billion-dollar l.a. dodgers split. >> celebrity coast to coast divorces. >> most people think this is the most expensive divorce in california history. >> and could maria shriver reveal all in a new bombshell book? >> hollywood, kennedy family, scandal
brooks in london in connection with the investigation. brooks went into the police station voluntarily today and her spokesman said he was unaware she would be arrested when she went in. brooks was editor when the phone hacking scandal took place and resigned as the head of the british newspapers. great news for drivers in los angeles. carmageddon is over. bridge construction on l.a.'s highway got done 16 hours ahead of schedule. the biggest fear it would cause major traffic nightmares this weekend. the mayor thanked the public for avoiding the area all weekend. >> we couldn't have done it without the cooperation of the people of this city. it looks like they got the message, they actually not only didn't get in their car, they, frankly, didn't leave their home. >> interstate 405 will be closed or plans to close again 11 months for now for the next phase of that project. >> 25,000 people took part in san francisco's 25th annual aids walk. more than $74 million has been raised for bay area hiv aids service organizations since the first aids walk in 1987. opening ceremony speakers includ
confirming rebekah brooks has been arrested in the hacking scandal. brooks resigned last week. she was formerly the editor of the "news of the world" newspaper. brooks is the 10th person arrested by british police in their investigation of phone hacking by newspapers and allegations of police bribery. we'll get more on this story in just a few minutes from our thrown bureau live there. >>> emergency and health be officials are warning the shaet on for much of the midwest and the northeast. forecasters say temperatures in the nation's mid-section are running 15 degrees higher than normal, even hitting triple digits in some places. the big question is there any relief in sight. alex wallace has an update. it's the duration that we're concerned about here. >> absolutely, you know if it was one or two days we could take it. we've complained but we can handle it. unfortunately we're talking about all the way through at least the end of next week having to deal with this heat and because of that we got excessive heat warns that stretch as you mentioned right in the mid-section of the cou
, and lawmakers have been told they cannot prejudice the investigation. we are going to see rebecca brooks, the former news of the world editor, and james murdoch, the senior executive here in britain, and rupert murdoch himself. he almost never appeared in these kinds of things, very rarely. everybody will be looking for that. >> always good to see you. thank you so much. >>> to our viewers, time to head across the country, and let's start in los angeles they are calling this the biggest non-event since y2k. you have been hearing about armageddon, warning people that the 405 will be closed this weekend, and it appears that's exactly what the people of l.a. have done, nothing to report as far as any gridlock. people seemed to have stayed home. maybe the public awareness campaign was a success. >>> and let's turn to minnesota where crews are working to stop fuel from spilling after a train derailment. this happened overnight. 17 cars, two local motives were derailed. the engineer and conductor were injured. >>> a california man was arrested for threatening that woman, senator barbara boxer
to the bank. >>. the growing scandal that threatens to sink a media empire. rebekah brooks was released from custody after hours of questioning. >> the head of scotland yard has stepped down even though this top cop insists he did nothing wrong. >> reporter: rebekah brooks was rupert murdock's protege and it's said he considered her his other daughter. sunday she went to scotland yard to answer questions about the cell phone hacking scandal that occurred when she was editor of the tabloid newspaper "news of the world." that they hacked the cell phones of 4,000 people in search of scoops. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious, page one stories that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how'd you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: later in the day, another bombshell. the head of scotland yard resigning. surpail stevenson said he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate alleged criminal acts by murdock's journalists, nor of the alleged bribery of police officers by "news of the world" reporters. >> i had n
and they will be answering questions all day long along with the ceo of -- the former ceo, rebekah brooks, of "news of the world." >>> just a short time ago, here's james murdock when he arrived at the parliament building in london. a little different than when his father arrived. his car is better known and his father's car was swarmed by members of the media as he made his way to today's proceedings. as charlie d'agata reports from london, today's testimony comes one day after the mysterious death of a key whistle-blower. >>> reporter: now it's rupert murdock himself who takes center stage in the unfolding hacking drama that has engulfed his empire. >> for critics of rupert murdock this is the best thing that could happen. this is the best case they have ever had to argue against murdock and say he has too much power. >> reporter: murdock and his son james will tell british lawmakers how much they knew about allegations their journalists tapped into voicemails and regularly paid off police. so will former british ceo rebekah brooks, who police are already investigating. the controversy has forced
$5,000 bond. >>> police arrested these two men, and john huston, and craig brooks -- john haston and craig brooks. they are held without bond tonight charged with murder. >>> the problems for news corp. have grown to the united states. the fbi has opened an investigation into allegations that news corp. tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. this is one week after news corp. shut down "news of the world." they may have happened to phone records of british crime victims and even those of gordon brown. >>> let's look tennessee how -- let's look and see if this comfortable summer will last. >> it is not coming to an end. it is perfect weather. we made it up to 85 degrees. outside, it is a wonderful 74 degrees. that is not all. it is nice low humidity. the next time we will see something like this will be a while. i will show you more and what is coming up for the weekend. >>> coming up, casey anthony is set to leave prison this sunday. but she is facing a new serious legal battle. >>> protests outside of the movie theater -- we will tell you why teenagers are at the center o
of the world editor now under arrest at a pr consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper on sunday after she voluntarily went in for questioning. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated she is not guilty of any criminal offence. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >>> government remains politically tainted as well the prime minister david cameron on official business in africa again under pressure to explain why he hired former news of the world editor andy cole son as chief of communications he stepped down in january and arrested last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government, he then left government. >> and journalist who first blew the whistle on the hacking scandal but they says the not suspicious he worked at news of the world under editor andy cole son and the communication chief arrested in the scandal. rupert murdoch and his son james as well as rebecca brooks are testifying in just over two hours. >> thank you in the me
the highlights and accounts coming up later in sports wrap. >>> rebecca brooks is free on bail tonight. brooks is a close confidant of murdoch. brooks was in charge of news of the world when she allegationly bribed police about tips on celebrities and politicians. news corp. has since shuttered that paper. >> with hindsight i wish we had handled some matters in this differently. i didn't and that's that. >> reporter: hours after brook's arrest, the head of scottland yard he finally resigned. he says they wish they would have done something differently. the police have come under fire for failing to investigation the phone hacking issue thoroughly back in 2006. executives are expecting a grilling by parliament on wednesday. >>> teenagers from around the country are enbarking on a cross cultural mission. >>> one of southern california's busiest freeway is back open today. >>> 32 teenagers from around the u.s. are in san francisco tonight. but likely too excited to sleep, tomorrow they head to japan for a first of its kind cultural visit dedicated to two americans who parished in that quake and
, everyone. i'm kyra phillips. rebecca brooks arrested in the phone hacking and bribery investigation. > >>> assassins kill a key adviser to afghan president karzai. >>> nelson mandela, turning 93. south africans pay tribute to their former president by performing at least 67 minutes of volunteering, one minute for each year mandela spent fighting for freedom in south africa. >>> 15 days from now, your dollar may be worth less, your loans could cost more. that is, if the government runs out of money and is unable to pay its bills. with a major breakthrough increasingly out of reach, lawmakers are showing more interest in a fallback plan. the compromised measure would allow the president to raise a debt ceiling and avert crisis. a vote on that could happen this week. the fallback plan would likely pass the democrat-controlled senate but face a bigger challenge in the house where republicans hold the majority. let's get the latest with brianna keilar. are we any closer to a deal? >> on a deficit reduction plan, kyra, it doesn't appear so. no announced meetings between the white house an
. and the repugnant nature of what is emerging. >> reporter: and there is more. rebekah brooks, just days ago, she was at the apex of power, running the british operation. it is said he considered her his other daughter. on friday, she resigned from the company. today, she was arrested. the tenth arrest since this scandal erupted two weeks ago. brooks was editor of "the news of the world" from 2000 to 2003 when municipal of the alleged criminal activity took place. she has insisted she knew nothing about it. >> there's no way that a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious page one story that "the news of the world" was running without an editor saying, how did you get that story? who was your source? >> reporter: those are some of the questions s at are certain to be asked on tuesday, when brooks, her pass rupert murdoch and james murdoch, his son, are scheduled to appear before a committee of the british parliament. now that brooks has been arrested, though, it's not clear if she will appear, and if she does, she will say anything. >> remember, this will be the first time on tuesday that
news of the world editor rebecca brooks was arrested today and being questioned by the police in london. she resigned from her powerful post on friday. we're in london with the latest. >> police confirmed to cnn earlier this afternoon that a woman was arrested in connection with the two investigations, one on the phone hacking allegation and the other on alleged payments to police by reporters in exchange for information. now, a spokesperson for rebecca brooks confirmed that in fact the former news of the world editor was arrested when she attended a police appointed earlier this afternoon. now the question arises about the timing of this arrest. it comes just before becker brooks was due to appear in parliament at a hearing on tuesday where she was supposed to be answering lawmakers' questions on just how widespread the phone hacking scandal was and how much she personally knew about the allegations. she has consistently denied knowing anything about the phone hacking allegations but now the questions by lawmakers may be restricted because they are prevented from prejudicing an ongoin
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